Friday, July 20, 2012

Bollywood Film: Jodhaa Akbar

On  gloomy days, like today, it is best to curl up on the couch with a great book…or a great movie! Sometimes you just want to watch an epic movie that captures your heart and leaves you on the edge of your seat. Well the Homewood Public Library has just the movie for you!

New to our collection is the 2008 epic Bollywood saga, Jodhaa Akbar. Already a classic, this powerful love story of a marriage for alliance will sweep you into a foreign world of a whole different realm. Set in the sixteenth century, this sweeping story takes place in the Mughal Empire. Muslim Emperor Akbar enters into an arranged marriage with Hindu princess Jodhaa. As their love grows, they spread a message of religious tolerance throughout their empire. This Bollywood movie is a clean family film that the whole family will enjoy with the beautiful scenery and dazzling costume designs. 

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